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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

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Overview

Northwestern Medicine proudly opened the current Lake Forest Hospital in March 2018. This state-of-the-art facility continues a long-standing commitment to deliver world-class medicine to the region, while using its natural surroundings to create a healing, tranquil environment for our patients, visitors and staff. Take the virtual tour.

The hospital features all private inpatient rooms, advanced technology, and increased privacy for patients and visitors. It is part of a redeveloped campus that provides access to primary, specialty and emergency care, as well as a seamless pathway to specialty care from throughout the Northwestern Medicine health system. This includes access to leading-edge clinical trials through Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, an integration that also fosters an environment of academic inquiry and innovative research.

More than 700 physicians practice at Lake Forest Hospital, board-certified in 68 medical specialties included regionally recognized specialties including four rated as High Performing by U.S. News & World Report, 2019-2020: GeriatricsOrthopaedics, Pulmonology and Lung Surgery, and Gastroenterology and GI Surgery. For a list of the Northwestern Medical Group physicians at Lake Forest Hospital, download this PDF.

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Parking and Transportation

The hospital Main Entrance is located at 1000 North Westmoreland Road. Both valet and self-parking options are available in Parking Lots 1 and 2.

Patients of the Cancer Center at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital can use the hospital’s dedicated North Entrance and Parking Lot 1.

The Emergency Department and Maternity Services are located inside the hospital’s South Entrance. A circle drive can be used for patient drop-off, while close self-parking is available in Lot 3.

Patient parking for the Bays (900) and McGaw (800) medical office buildings is located just east of the McGaw Medical Building. Patients and visitors can also park in a new lot adjacent to the 700 building.

LFH Campus Entrance and Roadway Closing Monday, May 18, Through end of June

To complete the next phase of the Lake Forest Hospital campus revitalization plan, construction to modify Westmoreland Road at the south end of campus will begin on Monday, May 18. As a result, the campus entrance at Deerpath Road will close at 6am and remain closed through the end of June.

The new road extension that runs between the CEP and the former Hunter Pavilion will permanently open on May 18, providing access to the 600 Building and the Lake Forest Club during this Westmoreland Road closure.

Campus entrances at Waukegan Road and off US41 will remain open. All campus parking lots and heliport traffic routes will remain fully functional. Emergency responders from the City of Lake Forest and surrounding communities as well as private ambulance services have been notified of the entrance closure.

Roadway detour signage and barricades will be installed at appropriate points to direct vehicular traffic, and supplemental signage will be placed on campus as needed.

Attached is a detour map for your reference.

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Parking Lots and Entrances

Building Entrance Parking Lot

Accessibility

Disability and foreign language services

  • Language interpreters: Interpreter services and an AT&T language line are available for non-English-speaking patients. To help ensure a smooth hospital stay, please tell your care team in advance about your language needs. Respect for cultural practices and beliefs, and adherence to a strict code of ethics, which includes the patient’s right to privacy and confidentiality, are upheld at all times.
  • Resources for the hearing impaired: If you or a loved one has a hearing impairment, a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD), a CapTel phone for a listen/view option and telephone amplifiers are all available. Contact the Communications Department for more information. Closed-captioned television programming, and video cassettes or DVD players are also available, depending on your hospital location.

Patient and Visitor Information

Visiting Hours

Monday
5:30 am–9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am–9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am–9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 am–9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am–9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 am–9:00 pm
Sunday
5:30 am–9:00 pm

Shop

  • Lake Forest Hospital Gift Shop

Dine

  • Lake Forest Hospital Café
  • Starbucks
Services and Amenities Map

Hotels and Lodging

Lake Forest Hospital has partnered with the Residence Inn Lake Forest/Mettawa to offer a reduced room rate for patients and visitors. Please call 847.615.2701 and let them know you are a guest of Lake Forest Hospital, or visit the hotel's website at marriott.com/CHILK and enter code NMH under the “Special Rates” section of the booking tool.

See below for other area hotels:

Worship Services

Lake Forest Hospital Chapel

Located in the southeast corner of the hospital in Pavilion F and open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the Chapel provides space for prayer, reflection and meditation. All people and all faith traditions are welcome. Spiritual items such as sacred texts, prayer rugs, rosaries and prayer books are available.


Hours:

Open 24 hours a day

Departments and Services

Main Facility
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.234.5600

Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.534.3278

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Cancer Center at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.582.2134

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Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services at Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.6183

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Northwestern Medicine Diagnostic Imaging Lake Forest

847.234.5600

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Northwestern Medicine Endocrinology and Metabolism Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.7647

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Northwestern Medicine Endometriosis and Fibroid Care Clinic

847.535.8300

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Bays Medical Building

847.234.5600

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Behavioral Health

847.535.6489

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Corporate Health

312.926.DOCS (3627)

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Emergency Department

847.535.6150

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Labor and Delivery

847.535.6352

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Laboratory Services

847.535.6119

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Neurosciences

847.535.7658

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Palliative Care

847.535.7058

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Pulmonary and Respiratory Care

312.695.1800

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Sleep Disorders Center

847.535.8000

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Wound Care Center

847.535.7600

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Northwestern Medicine Mental Health Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.6489

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Northwestern Medicine Orthopaedics Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.8500

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Northwestern Medicine Rheumatology Lake Forest

847.535.7647

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Northwestern Medicine Urogynecology and Reconstructive Surgery Lake Forest

312.694.PFDS (7337)

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Wood-Prince Family Stroke Center

847.535.7658

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Behavioral Health
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Behavioral Health

847.535.6489

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Northwestern Medicine Mental Health Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.6489

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Cancer Care
Cancer Center at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.582.2134

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Cardiovascular Care
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.534.3278

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Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services at Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.6183

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Emergency Medicine
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Emergency Department

847.535.6150

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Employee and Occupational Health
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Corporate Health

312.926.DOCS (3627)

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Endocrinology and Metabolism
Northwestern Medicine Endocrinology and Metabolism Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.7647

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Imaging Services
Cancer Center at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.582.2134

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Northwestern Medicine Diagnostic Imaging Lake Forest

847.234.5600

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Lab Services
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Laboratory Services

847.535.6119

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Orthopaedics
Northwestern Medicine Orthopaedics Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.8500

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Pediatrics
Cancer Center at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.582.2134

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Bays Medical Building

847.234.5600

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Pulmonary
Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services at Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.6183

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Pulmonary and Respiratory Care

312.695.1800

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Rehabilitation Services
Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services at Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.6183

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Rheumatology
Northwestern Medicine Rheumatology Lake Forest

847.535.7647

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Surgical Services
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.534.3278

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Women's Health
Northwestern Medicine Endometriosis and Fibroid Care Clinic

847.535.8300

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Bays Medical Building

847.234.5600

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Labor and Delivery

847.535.6352

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Northwestern Medicine Urogynecology and Reconstructive Surgery Lake Forest

312.694.PFDS (7337)

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Wound Care
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Wound Care Center

847.535.7600

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Why Choose Us

Northwestern Medicine facilities offer access to world-class patient care across the greater Chicagoland area and Northern Illinois. Anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the No. 1 hospital in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report, our clinical and administrative staff and medical and science faculty come together every day with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

With Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, we’re dedicated to consistently providing high-quality, cost-effective, patient-focused care. We seek to improve the health of the communities, individuals, family and friends we serve by delivering a broad range of services with leading medicine and compassion. Because what makes us better, makes you better.

Related Resources

Campus Map

For a list of the Northwestern Medical Group physicians at Lake Forest Hospital, download this PDF.